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Spring sessions of library series announced

The popular Library Athenaeum series at Austin Peay State University will begin its spring schedule of sessions next week.

Library Athenaeum events, held on the third floor of Woodward Library, are free and open to the public; students especially are encouraged to attend.

All sessions in the series will begin at 1 p.m. and held on Wednesdays. Here is the schedule for the spring semester:

The popular Library Athenaeum series at Austin Peay State University will begin its spring schedule of sessions next week.

Library Athenaeum events, held on the third floor of Woodward Library, are free and open to the public; students especially are encouraged to attend.

All sessions in the series will begin at 1 p.m. and held on Wednesdays. Here is the schedule for the spring semester:

March 16: Dr. Brian Johnson, assistant vice president of academic affairs at APSU, will present “The Role of Higher Education in the Religious Transformation of W.E.B. Du Bois.”

March 23: Dr. Yvonne Prather, associate professor of communication, will share a talk, titled “Wilma G. Rudolph: The Black Gazelle.”

March 30: Three APSU students – Wilson Mendez, Eric Martin and Marlon Scott – will discuss an upcoming book produced by a public management course at APSU. The title of their presentation, as well as the book, is “The Civic Art of Clarksville: The Story Behind the Pieces.”

April 6: Ricky Steven Young Jr., a senior theater student at APSU, will present “Handicap Inaccessible: Disabilities in the Theatre Arts.”

April 13: Aprile “Brooke” Denny, an English major and first-place winner of the Govs Spring Read Essay Contest,” will present “My Own Journey: Not Only Where I Would Go, But Why.”

The Library Athenaeum series, launched in 2007, has three purposes:  

The Library Athenaeum will consist of speeches or presentations, panel discussions, debates, readings and performances. Faculty, staff and students are invited to submit proposals for future presentations. Proposal forms and additional information can be found on the Library Athenaeum website at http://library.apsu.edu/events/athenaeum.htm.

For more information about the Library Athenaeum series, contact Joe Weber, director of library services at APSU, by telephone at 221-7613 or by e-mail at weberj@apsu.edu. -- Melony Shemberger